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Friend cancelled wedding

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Meltingrocks Fri 17-Jun-16 20:29:32


Last month, a friend cancelled her weddung that was due to take place this summer. This is obviously a stressful and upsetting time for her, and I don't want to make it any worse.

The problem is I am getting married this summer, close to her booked wedding date. My problem is: do I mention my wedding? I usually would mention bits and pieces e.g. if someone asked what I had been doing at the weekend I might mention plans I had made (I do usually only mention the wedding if I'm directly asked, although not all the time). I obviously wouldn't start a conversation about the wedding to only her, but what should I do if someone else brings it up when she's around? At the moment, it feels like I'm treading on eggshells.

KateLivesInEngland Fri 17-Jun-16 20:36:00

Just try to be as tactful as possible I guess! Try not to rub her nose in it but If she's a reasonable human being she'll understand. If I was her I'd probably take myself away from the conversation if it turned to weddings anyway but I wouldn't expect my friend not to be excited and want to talk about it.

MajesticWhine Fri 17-Jun-16 20:47:39

It might be weird if you don't mention it at all. If she is a good friend you could be honest and say it's a but awkward and you're worried about how she feels.

IlikeCluedo Fri 17-Jun-16 20:56:02

I would try and be as tactful as possible. Maybe if someone else asks you could try and keep your answers short and change the subject a bit.
If she's a good friend then she should understand that some wedding talk is unavoidable.

LexieSinclair Fri 17-Jun-16 21:10:11

You need to mention it. I have been in your friend's position and I hated having my friend avoid all wedding talk around me. I just wanted our conversations to be normal IYSWIM.

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